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Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs with marinara sauce on a white plate with shredded Parmesan cheese on the side

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Pressure Cooker Turkey Meatballs are the perfect weeknight dinner! They're quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot with no browning needed. Delicious with steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or pasta!
Course Appetizer, Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant pot turkey meatballs, pressure cooker meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 255kcal
Author lalaine


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 small onion, peeled and grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine turkey, breadcrumbs, grated onions, egg, salt, dried oregano, dried basil, garlic powder, and pepper. Mix just until distributed.
  • Using a scoop, shape into small meatballs.
  • In the Instant Pot, add half of the marinara sauce. Arrange meatballs on the sauce and then top with the remaining sauce.
  • Secure lid and move pressure release valve to the SEALING position. Press Manual or Pressure Cook; cook at high pressure for 8 minutes.
  • When cooking is complete, press CANCEL and use QUICK release.
  • Serve hot over spaghetti noodles and garnish with parmesan cheese, if desired.


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 1686mg | Potassium: 959mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 844IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 4mg